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First sewn headcovering

Based on Shepherd's Hill Homestead's tutorial, I've sewn my first covering (as opposed to the triangular kerchiefs / tichels I've bought be…

Started by Mackenzie

6 7th month 19, 2014
Reply by Patrice Wassmann

Jewel Apron

Hey guys! Recently tried my hand at the Jewel Apron from King's Daughters, here's the results. Used an extremely cheap cotton ($2/m), but I…

Started by Zaley Warkentin

7 6th month 5, 2014
Reply by Zaley Warkentin

Leather field bag from re-purposed leather and wool.

I just completed this field bag using the old leather from a sofa I re-upholstered. The lining is wool from a full length women's coat. Bei…

Started by Keith Saylor

2 2nd month 13, 2014
Reply by Keith Saylor

Tote bag from re-purposed and re-cycled materials

Hello Everyone,   I enjoy making totes, purses, and bags from left-over materials from re-upholstery projects and re-re-purposed items at r…

Started by Keith Saylor

5 2nd month 11, 2014
Reply by Keith Saylor

I made a skirt!

I made a long, grey flannel skirt yesterday, with pockets and an elastic waist. I didn't use a pattern, just winged it! It came out pretty…

Started by Patrice Wassmann

2 11th month 26, 2013
Reply by Patrice Wassmann

Curved Hems

We were recently discussing difficulty with getting curved hems to lie flat...I thought maybe bias tape? Has anyone tried it on necklines o…

Started by Zaley Warkentin

16 11th month 24, 2013
Reply by Patrice Wassmann

Summer Weather

Hi guys! Since it's starting to get very very hot outside, I was wondering if anyone had suggestions on good fabric choices for summer dres…

Started by Zaley Warkentin

13 7th month 31, 2013
Reply by Mackenzie

Toothbrush Rugs

Good afternoon. I wanted to share with you this craft I just discovered...toothbrush rugs. So named because the tool used to make them is…

Started by Beverly

0 3rd month 9, 2013

Aprons

I would really like to make an apron - I really like Zaley's kitchen apron - Zaley, or anyone else, which is a good, easy apron to start wi…

Started by Amanda Manouvrier

10 2nd month 8, 2013
Reply by Tina M Pinzone

Links

Hi guys! Just posting a link to site that has some sewing tips. http://sevenfarmgirlsisters.com/sewing-room/

Started by Zaley Warkentin

1 1st month 18, 2013
Reply by Marian Bruffy

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